How To Make a Game Like Flappy Bird

Mar 14 2017 · Video Course (2 hrs, 15 mins) · Beginner

Use SpriteKit and GameplayKit to make Flappy Felipe, a clone of the popular Flappy Bird game.

Version

  • Swift 3, iOS 10, Xcode 8

Introduction

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Find out what's covered in our How to Make a Game Like Flappy Bird in Swift video tutorial course.

1

Learn how to create a SpriteKit project and add the background.

2

Learn how to move the ground from right to left to make it look like Felipe is flying through the air.

3

Learn about GameplayKit by adding the star of the show, Felipe.

4

Learn more about GameplayKit by adding obstacles to the scene.

5

Discover how to add physics bodies to your sprites.

6

Learn how Game States and State Machines can help keep your code organized and easier to maintain.

7

Learn how to add a simple method for keeping score.

8

Learn more about Game States as you add a main menu and tutorial screen to Flappy Felipe.

9

Discover the power of NSUserDefaults for storing and retrieving players' scores.

10

Learn about SKTextures and how to animate your sprites.

11

Add juice to your game to help set it apart from all the rest.

12

Learn how to port your existing iOS game to tvOS / Apple TV.

13

Conclusion

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Take a look back at everything you learned in this course. We'll also give you suggestions for where to go to next.

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